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Caring for Snow Dogs and Cats

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 7:21am

Weather forecasters predict that Georgia will be hit with a rare snowfall today. It may be fun to see your dogs (or cats) frolicking around in the white stuff. But like humans, your pets should be protected against the...

Dog sweaters aren't just cute, they do keep dogs warm by retaining body heat. Image via Flickr.com

Five Tips for Keeping Your Pets Warm During the Winter

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 7:57am

You may think your dog or cat has instant protection against the cold temperatures because of its coat, but think again. They are susceptible to the freezing temperatures too and warm up by taking shelter indoors or in...

Pet Halloween Costumes and Safety

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, October 25, 2013 - 8:57am

Along with human Halloween parades and parties happening this weekend, there will be pet costume soirees. What are the most popular pet costumes this Halloween? Petco predicts that foodie costumes, like tacos, hotdogs...

Help the FDA Solve Why Jerky is Making Pets Sick

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 8:47am

Dog and cat owners, the Food and Drug Administration needs you. They are trying to determine why dogs and some cats are getting sick and dying after eating various forms of jerky imported from China. They are looking...

Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 4:54am

Did you know that October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and that adopting a shelter pet is good for your health and life? According to the Humane Society here are some reasons why adopting a shelter dog is worth your...

A camel is prepped to attend the pet blessing service at the Cathedral at Saint John the Divine.

Animals at Church? It's the Feast of St. Francis

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, October 4, 2013 - 2:00am

You may notice four legged friends, winged pals and creepy crawlers at churches today or throughout the weekend. That’s because October 4 is the Feast of St. Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment. On...

How to Teach Dogs Any Trick from Norman the Scooter Dog

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 20, 2013 - 7:31am

Norman the Scooter Dog is proof that you can teach dogs any trick. You just have to create a positive learning environment. Norman's amazing trainer and owner Karen Cobb did that. As a result Norman has become famous...

Official Logo of National Dog Day

Every Dog Does Have Its Day!

Patrice Weaver - Monday, August 26, 2013 - 6:37am

Today is National Dog Day. Yep, you read that correctly: National Dog Day. Today we officially celebrate our best friends. My little dog, Lexie, is worthy of this national day of recognition. She goes to work every...

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Pet Vlogging Idol

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 5:52am

Do you have what it takes to be a Pet Vlogger? Let me explain what that is. Vloggers are bloggers except they blog by video. They flip out their cameras on whatever device they like (phones, tablets, laptops, desktops)...

Sunny the White House dog "chillaxes" on the lawn. (Photo courtesy Photo by Pete Souza.)

Meet the New White House Dog Sunny and Take the Presidents' Dogs Quiz

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 5:36am

The Obamas introduced the world to a new addition to their family Monday - Sunny, a black Portugese Water Dog. First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted the news with a photo last night. Sunny is a Michigan native and was born...

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